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2009-09-16 06:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- To assist the 98 million people in the United States suffering from borderline-to-high cholesterol(1), Silk is launching the Silk(R) Heart Health to support consumers in living naturally healthful lives. Available now, Silk Heart Health breaks new ground in dietary approaches to cholesterol management by combining two clinically proven heart healthy ingredients - natural soy protein and plant sterols - in a single, delicious product(2). Soy,...

2009-06-02 07:00:00

New Snack Crackers Offer a Tasty Way to do More for Your Heart LA JOLLA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Kashi Company, the premier natural food company, today announced the addition of whole grain crackers to its Heart to Heart(TM) family of foods. The new whole wheat crackers are as delicious as they are nutritious, featuring pioneering ingredients including plant sterols and antioxidants, making them the first nationally distributed crackers to provide more for your heart. (Logo:...

2009-03-10 14:13:00

Evidence Continues to Mount For Strawberry Nutrition Benefits WATSONVILLE, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- For millions of Americans now in hot pursuit of super foods that improve health and longevity, the latest research results on strawberries are right on time. A new study published in the scientific journal, Metabolism, found that antioxidants in strawberries help lower "bad" cholesterol. The study, conducted by David J.A. Jenkins, MD, PhD, backs existing evidence that touts...

2009-02-28 16:28:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In its ongoing contribution to science and the innovation of industry leading nutraceuticals, Eniva Nutraceutics announces the introduction of its new Eniva(R) Cholesterol Reducer(TM) formula. This advanced, liquid nutritional supplement is Eniva's newest heart health product, designed to support healthy cholesterol and homocysteine levels in the body.* The potent cholesterol lowering plant sterol formulation in the Eniva Cholesterol Reducer meets the...

2008-12-11 06:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the heart-health supplements market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes SourceOne Global Partners with the 2008 United States Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award for methodically readying Cholesstrinol(TM) (a platform for its multiple proprietary heart healthy combinations) products and formulas for the marketplace. From establishing conclusive scientific evidence of its benefits to developing a specific...

2008-10-09 09:00:35

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 9, 2008) - Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. (TSX:FMI)(NASDAQ:FMTI) ("Forbes" or "Company") announced that an innovative frozen food novelty product containing the Company's proprietary cholesterol-lowering ingredient, Reducol(TM), will be showcased by Mister Cookie Face Inc. at the "Taste of Excellence" retailer reception as part of the 2008 National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Convention in San Diego, California from October 11-14, 2008. At only 100...

2008-09-03 09:00:46

Medivisor Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MVSR) announced today that it has signed a revenue sharing agreement for the marketing and sale of LIPIDEME(TM) with PanGenex Corporation (PINKSHEETS: PGXC). PanGenex develops and markets sector leading, patented or patent pending, condition specific nutraceuticals and topical over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and personal care products. Each product is scientifically formulated to address specific health conditions. PanGenex focuses specifically on the cardiovascular...

2008-07-25 03:00:21

By Hodzic, Aden Rappolt, Michael; Amenitsch, Heinz; Laggner, Peter; Pabst, Georg ABSTRACT We have studied the concentration and temperature dependent influence of cholesterol, stigmasterol, and sitosterol on the global structure and the bending fluctuations of fluid dimyristoyl phosphatidylcholine and palmitoyl oleoyl phosphatidylcholine bilayers applying small-angle x-ray scattering, as well as dilatometry and ultrasound velocimetry. Independent of the lipid matrix, cholesterol was found...

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2008-04-21 10:35:00

The results of a University of Illinois study have demonstrated an effective way to lower cholesterol levels "“ by eating chocolate bars."Eating two CocoaVia dark chocolate bars a day not only lowered cholesterol, it had the unexpected effect of also lowering systolic blood pressure," said John Erdman, a U. of I. professor of food science and human nutrition.The study, funded in part by Mars Inc., the company that makes the bars, was published in this month's Journal of Nutrition.Erdman...

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2006-03-23 15:30:00

By Charnicia E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Making certain dietary changes, such as consuming cholesterol-lowering foods in combination rather than separately, may be as effective as some prescription drugs for certain patients with high cholesterol, according to new study findings. "A diet can be much more effective than originally thought, in terms of lowering cholesterol," Dr. Cyril W. C. Kendall, of the University of Toronto in Canada, told Reuters Health. Previous research has...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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